Getting Ready For Your Journey Immersion

  • Welcome! You’re about to begin making your way to the mountain at Spruce Knob, creating the journeying space internally with every piece of preparation. 
  • On this preparation page, you’ll find all the information you need to get ready for your fall immersion journey – keep in mind that this preparation process itself is an important part of your Fall Immersion process.
  • Please allow yourself time to give your full and focused attention to each part of the preparation process.

Travel Plans

Our Journey begins Thursday, Oct 13th at 12:00 noon, and ends Sunday, 16th at noon.

Plan on arriving at 11:00 am and give yourself plenty of time to drive the backcountry roads. (We recommend printing your directions, in case your cell phone coverage is unreliable.)

GPS Location:
Experience Learning
(aka Spruce Knob Mtn Center)
18 Woodlands Way, Circleville, WV 26804


Packing List

Click here to find the packing list:

If you don’t have the gear you want, or prefer not to fly with your camping gear, you can rent from Arrive Outdoors and book your gear to arrive at the base at Spruce Knob by the Thursday before your Sunday arrival. Please use the GPS address given above.

Hero’s Journey® partners with Arrive Outdoors for camping gear.

Use the code herosjourneyfoundation for 15% off your order.

We want to make sure you are confident in your gear, please reach out to Anna if you have any questions about your camping gear or packing list preparations!


We’ll need you to fill out and return this paperwork via email to Anna by Sept 18th. Please also let Anna know if you have dietary concerns you’d like us to know about! eg Vegan, Gluten-Free.

COVID Information

The 2022 Fall Immersion does not require vaccination. We WILL expect you to take a COVID test (either PCR OR Antigen) 24 hours before traveling to the event. 

Our COVID Protocol for the Fall Immersion can be read here: – 

Please expect a quick 3-question survey 3 days prior to our gathering – this will be a simple affirmation that you haven’t been recently exposed, that you currently feel well and that if you have symptoms, you’ll make us aware, ASAP!

As with everything else related to your preparation, please reach out to Anna if you have any questions about COVID policy!

Follow Your Bliss

“When living is a mythic journey, one can give expression to one’s unconscious fears,

desires, tensions and longings that underlie their conscious behaviors.  

Living into your own personal myth can rescue a deeply buried personal orientation for

living in the world, obtained from within the most profound depths of one’s human